Stories about Madre

L.A. restaurants with Mexican food delivery and takeout

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • April 3, 2020

toilet paper. The Q&A for this one alone is worth a click to the website. Pickup only. 2000 E. 7th St., Los Angeles, (213) 375-3300, Madre At his two locations, in Torrance and in Palms, Ivan Marquez has created microwavable meals

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6 L.A. Brunch Spots to Hit Up When You’re in the Mood for Something Out of the Ordinary

Danny Palumbo • Los Angeles Magazine • July 21, 2021

., West L.A. Gracias Madre As far as vegan brunch is concerned, Gracias Madre may do it best. Everything on the menu has extra flavor, from the pimento potato flautas to some of the best damn chilaquiles you’ve ever had. Their food hums with energy

Review: Madre in Torrance goes deep on mezcal and wide on Oaxacan classics

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • March 28, 2019

At Madre in Torrance, Bryant Orozco hoists himself up on a stepladder to reach the top of four shelves lined with nearly 400 bottles of mezcal. Then he grabs a stack of the shallow clay Oaxacan cups called copitas for sipping mezcal, along with

— thick Oaxacan tortillas spread with pureed black beans and asiento (the browned drippings from rendered pork) and freckled with queso fresco and crumbled chorizo — arrive to provide ballast. Tlayuda is among the Oaxacan classics on Madre’s menu

10 places to drink in Los Angeles

Patricia Escárcega, Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • December 10, 2020

were open when the 101 project went to print in mid-November; they are temporarily closed.] 3229 Helms Ave., Culver City; 1018 Montana Ave., Santa Monica; 905 E. 2nd St., Los Angeles, Madre Oaxacan Restaurant Mezcal is one of the

oldest cultivated spirits of the Americas, a warming, soulful, complex substance pierced through with wood smoke. Owner Ivan Vasquez and bar manager Bryant Joel Orozco of Madre Oaxacan Restaurant (with locations in Palms and Fairfax as well as the

Where to Get Your Cinco de Mayo Margaritas to Go

Brittany Martin • Los Angeles Magazine • May 4, 2020

Hollywood. Order on Casa Vega’s website or call 818-788-4868. $7-$30. Madre The agave specialists at Madre are supplementing their delivery and take-out food orders with a menu of cocktails to go. Enjoy micheladas, palomas, signature drinks, and, of course

, margaritas to go in six-, three-, or single-serving sizes. Order on Madre’s website for pickup or delivery from either location. $6-$38. Guelaguetza Oaxacan institution Guelaguetza is offering what it calls “happy hour margaritas” by the three-serving jar as

The Best Thanksgiving Takeout Options for Any Size Gathering

Brittany Martin • Los Angeles Magazine • October 30, 2020

turkey, pick from Peking duck with black garlic mole, roasted Mary’s chicken, line-caught tai red snapper, or roasted Colman Family Farms vegetables. Madre Torrance, Fairfax Madre is offering a special dish for Thanksgiving that doesn’t involve turkey at

The best places to drink in LA

Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 13, 2019

patio at Everson Royce Bar. (Michael Owen Baker / For The Times) Madre Ivan Vasquez operates two outposts of Madre: a scrunched 48-seater in Palms and a much larger operation in Torrance. The latter is a mind-expanding, call-a-rideshare destination for

mezcal seekers. Over 400 bottles line the bar’s shelves. Ask for bartender Bryant Orozco, who will grab a stack of shallow clay Oaxacan copitas and take you on a journey. Smoky, meaty, fruity, herby, smooth, ragged, jolting, calming: Mezcal, as Madre’s

Coronavirus shutdown dries up Oaxacan ingredients in L.A.

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • May 1, 2020

Tuesday mornings used to be hectic for Ivan Vasquez, the owner of Madre, the sleek Oaxacan restaurant and bar with locations in Torrance and Palms. On those mornings, sometimes as early as 2 a.m., a truck hauling hundreds of pounds of Oaxacan

Oaxacan restaurants and markets outside of Mexico; many of these stake their reputations on the ingredients and products they source directly from Oaxacan purveyors. Ivan Vasquez, photographed at Madre in Torrance, says business at his two restaurants has

Top 5 hot new restaurants: OC’s Best Places to Eat 2020

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • October 6, 2020

beverage director, Luis A. Del Pozo, who previously worked at Gracias Madre in Newport Beach. He has a way with mezcal. 31761 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949-218-5140, 3. Nếp Cafe Gem was one of the best new restaurants of 2019

The best Mexican restaurants from The Los Angeles Times' 101: 2020 edition

Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 18, 2020

operation in 2018. Gusto successfully made the leap this year into a commercial space on 4th Street, specializing in breads and pan dulce made with whole grains and masa madre, the bakery’s natural levain. Behind the window display, there are baskets of